110 Maturity Quotes to Grow Up In Life

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Maturity is the state of reaching a stage of full or advanced development. It is the state or feeling of being fully developed in the body or mind.

Maturity is always a situation in the life of a human being where there is often a sense of responsibility. You slowly start to realize how to take responsibility for yourself, your family, and the people around you. It improves the ability to make good decisions and brings stability to your life with wise choices.

Here are some Inspirational and Learning Maturity Quotes that will help you to take responsibility for yourself and your relationship.

Quotes About Maturity

1. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

2. “Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth.” ― Thomas A. Edison

3. “The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.” ― J.D. Salinger

4. “Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

5. “Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.” ― Jules Feiffer

6. “This goal can and must be attained in this life. But even if this does not happen, remember that he who has found the way once always returns to this world with an internal maturity that enables him to continue his work.” ― Gustave Meyrink

7. “Most parents have long understood that kids don’t have the judgment, maturity, impulse control, and insight necessary to make complicated lifelong decisions.” ― Bryan Stevenson

8. “I’m aware that I’m now a role model for younger players. I bring more maturity to practice – it’s more of a work environment to me, where I consciously work to get better each day.” ― Tobin Heath

9. “I experienced no conflict between my mother and father, which was entirely due to my mother’s compassion, intelligence, and maturity.” ― Christie Hefner

10. “Universities can teach maturity. They can teach teenagers how to be adults, and that means to function outside a clique or a tribe.” ― Russell Smith

11. “To be mature you have to realize what you value most… Not arriving at a clear understanding of one’s own values is a tragic waste. You have missed the whole point of what life is for.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

12. “Maturity, one discovers, has everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.” ― Mark Z. Danielewski

Best Quotes about maturity

13. “There are some questions that shouldn’t be asked until a person is mature enough to appreciate the answers.” ― Anne Bishop

14. “Grass that is here today and gone tomorrow does not require much time to mature. A giant oak tree that lasts for generations requires much more time to grow strong.” ― Henry T. Blackaby

15. “The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.” ― Peter De Vries

16. “Many things become clearer with the perspective of maturity gained.” ― Jacqueline Patricks

17. “A person’s readiness to date is largely a matter of maturity and environment.” ― Myles Munroe

18. “You simply don’t get to be wise, mature, etc., unless you’ve been a raving cannibal for thirty years or so.” ― Doris Lessing

19. “It must be wonderful to be seventeen, and to know everything.” ― Arthur C. Clarke

20. “Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.” ― Karl Popper

21. “A man should be able to hear, and to bear, the worst that could be said of him.” ― Saul Bellow

22. “We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything than when we are at play.” ― Charles Schaefer

23. “We don’t wish for suffering, but once we understand how to be in relationship with it, it becomes the means through which we mature as loving and wise people.” ― Thanissaro Bhikkhu

24. “Maturity, the way I understand it, is knowing what your limitations are.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

Maturity in Relationship Quotes

25. “Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love – now you are love.” ― Osho

26. “Maturity is produced through relationships and community.” ― Rick Warren

27. “Real love ought to be more like a tree and less like a flower.” ― Mya Robarts

28. “When you mature in your relationship with God you realize how suffering and patience are like eating your spiritual vegetables.” ― Criss Jami

29. “I dream of a love in which two people share a passion to search together for some higher truth. Perhaps I should not call it love. Perhaps its real name is friendship.” ― Irvin D. Yalom

30. “When genuine love is released in a relationship, God’s presence is manifest.” ― Peter Scazzero

31. “Relationships is not a game of amateurs is what people say. But they begin to foster between amateurs and become a reason to make them matured grown-ups!” ― Sujit Lalwani

32. “The ability to get in touch with your sensuality is based on your self-awareness and emotional intelligence, and that ultimately becomes the true measure of your maturity.” ― Lebo Grand

33. “I don’t care that you are not a young twink. I like to think that I’m picking you at your peak.” ― Alicia Nordwell

34. “You become a man not when you reach a certain age, but when you reach a certain state of mind.” ― Habeeb Akande

Life Maturity Quotes

35. “Avoiding maturity is, for many men, not just a cute hobby, but a life’s work – often handsomely rewarded in the infantile popular culture of the West.” ― Michael Leunig

36. “Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don’t go well.” ― Jim Rohn

37. “Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be.” ― Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

38. “Age is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.” ― Martha Graham

39. “To make mistakes is human, to stumble is commonplace, to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity.” ― William Arthur Ward

40. “It takes a certain level of maturity to get hit and get knocked down and get back up.” ― Jamal Crawford

41. “Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.” ― Joshua L. Liebman

42. “When you become of age, you can sometimes feel like you have to force maturity. I’ve been lucky that I didn’t feel that I had to try. Growth is something that is going to come, you just need to sit back and let it happen naturally.” ― Omarion

43. “Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses in your life; you realize everything that happens in life is a result of the previous choice you’ve made and start making new choices to change your life.” ― Roy T. Bennett

Best Maturity Quotes about life

44. “Nobody smart knows what they want to do until they get into their twenties or thirties.” ― Michael Crichton

45. “Age brings maturity, experience ripens it.” ― Vimal Athithan

46. “Everyone should have the experience of getting lost in life at least once. Part of growing up is learning how to tolerate uncertainty, and when the time is right, to find or create a new path for yourself.” ― Cole Todd

47. “Maturity is the moment one regains one’s innocence.” ― Marty Rubin

48. “A man is at his youngest when he thinks he is a man, not yet realizing that his actions must show it.” ― Mary Renault

49. “Everyone grows but not everyone becomes mature.” ― Kemi Sogunle

50. “Mixing old wine with new wine is stupidity, but mixing old wisdom with new wisdom is maturity.” ― Amit Kalantri

51. “Then you must reconcile yourself to the fact that something is always hurt by any change. If you do this, you will not be hurt yourself.” ― Roger Zelazny

52. “One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.” ― Virginia Woolf

53. “Maturity and experience are part of my liberation.” ― Alicia Keys

54. “Age is relative. Experience is relative. And I think often intensity is confused with maturity.” ― Laura Marling

55. “Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.” ― Tom Stoppard

56. “You cannot be a winner without maturity and consistency.” ― Marco Silva

57. “Obviously, the young dancers lack a certain air of maturity.” ― Mikhail Baryshnikov

58. “You gain a certain maturity from being a nurse in a cancer ward.” ― Bonnie Hunt

Growth and maturity quotes

59. “I think part of maturity is knowing who you are.” ― Rob Lowe

60. “Maturity: Be able to stick with a job until it is finished. Be able to bear an injustice without having to get even. Be able to carry money without spending it. Do your duty without being supervised.” ― Ann Landers

61. “I believe that maturity is not an outgrowing, but a growing up: that an adult is not a dead child, but a child who survived.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin

62. “Problem-solving becomes a very important part of our makeup as we grow into maturity or move up the corporate ladder.” ― Zig Ziglar

63. “I have lived a great deal among grown-ups. I have seen them intimately, close at hand. And that hasn’t much improved my opinion of them.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

64. “Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.” ― Tom Stoppard

65. “You play more games, you get more mature, and you get smarter.” ― Yadier Molina

66. “Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead, they require maturity to outgrow them.” ― Steve Maraboli

67. “You are never too old to become younger!” ― Mae West

68. “There are truths you have to grow into.” ― H.G. Wells

69. “Maturity: knowing where you’re crazy, trying to warn others of the fact, and striving to keep yourself under control.” ― Alain de Botton

70. “The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” ― John C. Maxwell

71. “Maturity is about Challenging yourself and Improving! And then taking that experience to help others.” ― Tsem Tulku Rinpoche

Love Maturity Quotes

72. “Maturity is wanting nothing but what we see with the purity of our hearts.” ― Hugh Prather

73. “A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity, and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon, and by moonlight.” ― Robertson Davies

74. “True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he has become a father figure to his girlfriends’ boyfriends – and he accepts it.” ― Larry McMurtry

75. “There are many forms of love as there are moments in time, and you are capable of feeling them all at different stages of your life.” ― Shannon Alder

76. “Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.” ― Bruce Lee

77. “Like some wines, our love could neither mature nor travel.” ― Graham Greene

78. “Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.” ― Erich Fromm

79. “The mature response to the problem of existence is love.” ― Erich Fromm

80. “There are truths you have to grow into.” ― H.G. Wells

81. “Mature love is loving, not being loved.” ― Irvin D. Yalom

Emotional Maturity Quotes

82. “I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.” ― Albert Einstein

83. “I don’t think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It’s just maturity. I’ve become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence.” ― Ricky Williams

84. “Caring – about people, about things, about life – is an act of maturity.” ― Tracy McMillan

85. “Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It’s a bum’s life. Quitting acting, that’s a sign of maturity.” ― Marlon Brando

86. “I went from adolescence to senility, trying to bypass maturity.” ― Tom Lehrer

87. “Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others.” ― Hermann Hesse

88. “It is so many years before one can believe enough in what one feels even to know what the feeling is.” ― W.B. Yeats

Spiritual Maturity Quotes

89. “One of the greatest indicators of our own spiritual maturity is revealed in how we respond to the weaknesses, inexperience, and potentially offensive actions of others.” ― David A. Bednar

90. “Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations.” ― Samuel Ullman

91. “Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.” ― Joshua L. Liebman

92. “As you grow older, maturity naturally comes to you. And it shows on your face. It’s true not only about looks, but your maturity should also reflect in your performances.” ― Urmila Matondkar

93. “Don’t allow old traditions to become permanent mental scripts for managing your life in the present. Reason: you will not be able to transform yourself to think differently and be better as you grow with age and maturity.” ― Darren L Johnson

94. “In the end, it’s a mental maturity to let your best come out.” ― Lindsey Vonn

95. “I guess real maturity, which most of us never achieve, is when you realize that you’re not the center of the universe.” ― Katherine Paterson

96. “Part of spiritual and emotional maturity is recognizing that it’s not like you’re going to try to fix yourself and become a different person. You remain the same person, but you become awakened.” ― Jack Kornfield

97. “I just want to be remembered as a person who loved God, who served others more than he served himself, who was trying to grow in maturity and stability.” ― Mike Yaconelli

98. “The achievement of maturity, psychologically speaking, might be said to be the realization and acceptance that we simply cannot live independently from the world, and so we must live within it, with whatever compromises that might entail.” ― Paul Murray

99. “It takes a while for the revelry to turn to reverence, and much repetition of truth to eventually turn young zeal into habitual channels for good.” ― Elisabeth Elliot

100. “For us lads of eighteen, they ought to have been mediators and guides to the world of maturity, the world of work, of duty, of culture, of progress — to the future.” ― Erich Maria Remarque

101. “Spiritual maturity is not reached by the passing of the years, but by obedience to the will of God. Some people mature into an understanding of God’s will more quickly than others because they obey more readily; they more readily sacrifice the life of nature to the will of God.” ― Oswald Chambers

102. “Confidence comes with maturity, being more accepting of yourself.” ― Nicole Scherzinger

Woman Maturity Quotes

103. “When I became a mature woman, I put both feet firmly on the side of maturity.” ― Victoria Principal

104. “To live with fear and not be afraid is the final test of maturity.” ― Edward Weeks

105. “Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.” ― Joshua Loth Liebman

106. “A matured woman is, therefore, a responsible woman irrespective of her age, status, and qualification.” ― Agu Jaachynma N.E.

107. “Maturity starts with the willingness to give oneself.” ― Elisabeth Elliot

108. “In every man and woman there are three phases of life more descriptive of the soul’s inner journey than are childhood, maturity and old age: It can’t happen to me; I can overcome it; I accept it.” ― David Zindell

109. “Imagine the blessings a young woman could have as she is going through the early stages of maturation to know that she has the privilege of having angels, seen or unseen, accompany her, know her, and speak to her.” ― Barbara Morgan Gardner

110. “A man and a woman can’t be friends if one or both of them are deadlocked in immaturity and fear. Without spiritual maturity, we are back to catering to immature notions of sexuality.” ― Aimee Byrd

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